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The Honorable Dae Ho Choi, Mayor of Anyang City in Gyeonggi Province, has presented plaques of appreciation to Tai Jeong, Country Director, Canada Wood Korea and Jin Ho Park, Professor, Department of Architecture, Inha University to… more
Canada Wood Korea in collaboration with Department of Architecture of Inha University has successfully completed the first of two university-based training planned in FY 2018-19 under the name of “The GIFTs : 5”. (5 meaning in its… more
Korea and Canada expanded mutual cooperation in relation to forests on various topics including the design and installation of large-scale wood frame constructions (WFC), quality labeling on wooden products, joint research on forest… more
Recently I had an opportunity to visit a 2-storey duplex residential light wood frame construction site in Yong-in City, Gyeonggi-do. The first duplex was under construction and will be used for a show-house. A total of sixteen duplexes… more
Junggoo Cho, President of GUGA Urban Architecture, who won the Excellence Prize at the Korean Architecture Award in 2017, is an architect who loves Korean traditional wood frame construction (Han-ok). In particular, he won many prizes at… more
More than six hundred scholars, engineers, students and industry representatives from all over the world have gathered in Seoul for the participation in the 2018 World Conference on Timber Engineering. The main events of the conference… more
A groundbreaking ceremony for Sino-Canadian modern wood frame industrial park was held on July 10 in Youxi County, Fujian Province.
The park is slated to be an international advanced processing base for modern wood structures, wood… more
A little creativity goes a long way in explaining the inherent fire resistance character of mass timber to those who don’t believe. This inspiring photo shows a barbecue grill made of CLT panels. It was made by X-Lam, a New Zealand CLT… more
More than 400,000 people are gathering this August in Dezhou, a small city in Shandong province where solar panel production is the main industry.
The city is hosting the 2018 Solar Decathlon Competition, an international showcase of… more
Under the current Japanese building code (Building Standard Law: BSL), fire resistive structures are required in all midrise buildings (exceeding 16 m in height or 4 storeys or more). The common method of making wooden structures fire… more
I recently had the opportunity to travel in Hokkaido to conduct market research on the possibility of Douglas Fir Larch J-Grade in Japan. With market research consultant Mr. Iida, I visited nine companies between July 23rd and 25th. Over… more